Orly Black Pixel Nail Polish

Posted by Lipglossiping On January - 17 - 2014

I’m sorry but I just can’t deal with nail polishes that set my teeth on edge.

Orly Black Pixel nail polish.  I just don’t know whether to top-coat it or paint some white lines down the middle and drive my car over it.  I mean, look at it, that’s not nailed polish. That’s… that’sasphalt.

Orly Black Pixel Nail Polish

Orly Black Pixel Nail Polish

Of course, I should make it quite clear that my personal hatred for textured nail polishes bears no relation to the performance abilities of this one from Orly.  It’s only fair to lay bare my prejudices and leave you under no illusions about the fact that I’d still hate this polish had it been hand-delivered by Robert Downey, Jr. himself.

Painted over a nail wheel stick thingy, it took three-coats to achieve a full-textured opacity and drying time between coats was pretty good.  I’d imagine that the thickness of the polish and the obvious lack of top coat would mean that overall drying time is pretty slow though.

Honestly, most nail polish “trends” leave me cold and this one doesn’t change my opinion.  Call me a bore but I’m a bit of a puritan when it comes to polish.

Having said that, you should totes be aware that Orly Black Pixel Nail Polish is currently on offer at graftonsbeauty.co.uk, priced at only £5.40 for 18ml

* press sample


6 Responses to “Orly Black Pixel Nail Polish”

  1. Kierstyn says:

    I thought I was the only one! It definitely seems like it! I cannot stand textured nail polish. That feeling like you’re wearing messed up nail polish all of the time is just awful!

  2. Becky says:

    I love the feeling of a nice smooth manicure on my nails. Textured nail varnish is vile in my opinion!

  3. Jo says:

    Does it look better with a glossy top coat though? Looks like it would be super sparkly :-) Jo

  4. Lydia says:

    I care very little about my nails, never had a manicure, they’ll be lucky to even get filed as opposed to just ripped off when they get too long. However, the textured thing freaks me out too. I like a matte nail, or even a sylvanian family texture nail that MUA do, but the bobbly ones, or anything like that, it makes me feel icky for some reason!

  5. DonnaJ says:

    I LOVE YOU FOR SAYING THIS! (Yeah, I’m reading old posts I missed. Holidays messed up my blog reading and I never caught up.) Anyway, I can’t wait for this textured polish gimmick/fad to be over and done. I also hated the crackle polishes and am glad they are fading away. I do like glitters, even the chunky ones, but hate the clean-up. So I have lots of them that I don’t wear. lol I guess I’m boring for liking just regular creme and shimmer polishes the best.

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